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Gloria! A Baroque Italian ChristmasSaint Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 13 – 18 Folger Consort journeys to Venice for the holiday's with Vivaldi's beloved Gloria in D, RV589.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Fri. Dec 13 Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Thru Jun. 1, 2020 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
A Motown ChristmasSignature Theatre
Dec. 6 – 21 The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.
Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories, The Life of Gwendolyn BrooksStrathmore
Fri. Jan 24, 2020 Manual Cinema tells her story through shadow puppetry, silhouetted actors, and live music.
Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31, 2020 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Dec. 6, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
Washington Performing Arts: Damien SneedSixth & I
Sat. Dec 7 Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.
NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 24
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1, 2020
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
A Christmas CarolMulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Dec. 6 – 29
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
Washington Performing Arts: Kinan Azmeh CityBandSixth & I
Sat. Feb 8, 2020
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Dec. 6, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
Washington Performing Arts: MLK Tribute ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26, 2020
Native Art Market 2019Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Dec. 7 – 8